Scientific Name. Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Oken. Synonyms. Bryophyllum calycinum Salisb. Cotyledon pinnata Lam. Crassula pinnata L. f. Kalanchoe. Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz (Crassulaceae) is a perennial herb growing widely and used in folkloric medicine in tropical Africa, tropical America, India. Objectives: To study the effect of Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) leaf extracts viz. petroleum ether, alcohol and water on healing of excision, resutured incision and .

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The reasons for study dropout were the following: Hawaii’s Most Invasive Horticultural Plants. Analysis of Organic acids of Bryophyllum pinnatum.

John Wiley and Sons. Hence, the present study evaluates the effects of alcoholic and hydro-alcoholic extracts of Bryophyllum pinnatum leaveson formation of urinary calculi urolithiasis in ethylene glycol-induced lithiasis in rats. Medicinal plants and traditional medicine in Africa.

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It usually grows cm tall, but can sometimes reach up to 2 m in height. The eight 8 stamens 4 cm long are in two whorls, welded on the corolla.

Comparable results were obtained in a previous study with pregnant women. Flavonoids and other important antioxidant constituents of the plant were known free radical scavengers, capable of preventing oxidative cell damage and reducing bryopgyllum stress. They consisted of fatigue, dry throat, agitation, and difficult digestion. Potentiation of barbital hypnosis as an evaluation method for CNS depressant.


Crown Agents for the colonies. The leaflets are oval or narrowly oval i. Triterpenoids and phenanthrenes from leaves of Bryophyllum pinnatum. Results Preliminary and quantitative estimation of phytoconstituents The phytochemical screening of the AlcE revealed the presence of carbohydrates, proteins, phenols, flavonoids, saponins, glycosides, alkaloids, terpenoids and steroids while HAlcE showed the presence of carbohydrates, proteins, phenols, flavonoids, saponins, glycosides and alkaloids.

No serious adverse drug reactions were detected. Subacute administration of the plant might exert no adverse effect on the kidney and testis, but could potentially depress neutrophil activity in rats.

Archived from the original on Kidney homogenate and histopathological analysis The rats were sacrificed and kidneys were removed. Sheldon Navie leaves Photo: National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. The decreased levels of these nitrogenous substances due to extracts or cystone treatment suggest the prevention of renal damage. There were no histopathological changes in renal tubules, glomeruli and blood vessels in normal group of rats [ Figure 1a ].

Body weight The body weight of each rat was recorded during the experimental period, once before the treatment and every week during the treatment.


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Bryophyllum pinnatum Leaf Extracts Prevent Formation of Renal Calculi in Lithiatic Rats

The doses used in the present study were selected with the specific aim of evaluating the effect of lower biologically active doses of the extract. Food composition, Spoilage pinnnatum shelf life extension.

Effects of sub-acute administration of aqueous B. Against headaches, Palikur rubs their forehead with a mixture of kalanchoe leaf juice with coconut oil.

Phytochemical and acute toxicity study on Bryophyllum calycinum Salisb.

Mutagenic and Antimutagenic evaluation of the broyphyllum of the leaves of Bryophyllum Calycinium, A plant with Antihistamine activity. Indian Medicinal Plants, periodical experts. Search for plants having anticancer properties used by the tribals of Wyandu, Malappuram and Palghat districts of Kerala.

Results were comparable to standard pinnatu, Cystone. Anticancer property of Bryophyllum pinnata Lam. Chaturvedi College of Pharmacy, Nagpur for providing necessary facilities at the institute and to Dr. The plant Kalanchoe pinnata was harvested by Pierre Sonnerat in Isle de France Mauritius and communicated to Lamarck who described it in as the Cotyledon pinnata.